Thursday, 24 Jan 2019
Rubrics are a great way to provide useful formative feedback to your students. Rubrics can also help you understand where your students stand in your course. Learn how to receive insights into whether your students are meeting your intended outcomes as you monitor their progress with constructive feedback! Upon completion, participants will be able to do the following:
The Quality Matters (QM) Learning Community is designed to help you improve your courses using the Quality Matters Standards. Members will have opportunities to hear about ways to meet the QM standards, as well as discussing best practices, experiences, and solutions to course design problems.
Friday, 25 Jan 2019
Award-Winning Faculty Series: Solutions for Disparate Disciplines: Using researched-based changes to improve learning in your classroom (Tom Holme)
What measurements are "doable" for understanding how students in your classroom are learning? When you obtain concrete, actionable information, what practical changes can you make to effect learning? How are these methods scalable for large classrooms, student readiness for the next course in the sequence, and adapted to different fields of study?
Do your students struggle to demonstrate their critical thinking skills? Instructor Rachindra Mawalagedara, Geological and Atmospheric Sciences, guides students in a sophomore-level large-lecture class to create and test scientific hypothesis. Physics is an important part of what drives weather--abstract and complicated concepts that intimidate new learners.
Thursday, 31 Jan 2019
Associate provost Dawn Bratsch-Prince and LAS associate dean Amy Slagell will present on best practices for putting together a portfolio, opportunities for faculty to be more engaged as their careers develop, and the new term faculty tracks. This session is intended for lecturers and senior lecturers.
Ever wondered what makes a good data management plan? Have questions about data sharing & open data? Interested in learning how other researchers manage data? Want to know what resources are available to help you write a data management plan? Then this workshop is for YOU. Register through Learn@ISU, keyword: LIB. Let us know if you need accommodation.